Genealogy Projects tagged with Melancholy on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Insanity and Mental Illness

    Insanity and Mental Illness This project will cover all those poor people recorded on censuses as Insane or those who we know suffered some mental illness which historically was sadly less well understood than now. Many were institutionalized for convenience, others for what we would now call a "nervous breakdown" but the institutions practices, and being locked away often caused the person...